It is a minority union in which nurses and auxiliary nurses are the most prominent members.
The strike will coincide one day with that of Metges de Catalunya and the Mesa Sindical, scheduled for the 25th and 26th.
The Intersindical has called the strike to the sanitary personnel on January 24 and 25, mobilization which will overlap for one day with the one called by Metges de Catalunya (MC) for the 25th and 26th. of the same month.
Intersyndical is a minority trade union within the health sector in Catalonia and its affiliates include above all. nurses y nursing assistants.
In any case, this new call for January 24 and 25 adds. more labor unrest to the calendar of mobilizations of health personnel in this first month of the year, already marked by the strike of January 25 and 26 driven by the majority union of doctors, Metges de Catalunya.
Coinciding with January 25 and 26, the Mesa Sindical de Sanidad de Catalunya, made up of minority unions, has also called for a strike. CATAC-CTS-IAC, CGT Alt Camp i Conca de Barberà, SAE, FTC-IAC, USOC, FAPIC, Coordinadora Obrera Sindical (COS) and Infermeres de Catalunya.
At a press conference, the coordinator of Intersindical Sanitat, Néstor Sastre, has justified this Monday the new mobilization because, if the Generalitat does not introduce improvements, “the health system is going to explode in the short term and it will suffer it society as a whole, has warned.
The unionist has explained that they have called this strike slightly displaced in the calendar with respect to that of Metges de Catalunya in order to give visibility to other groups in the health sector other than physicians.
Among the demands of the Intersindical, the following stand out. more staffing, equalize per capita spending to that of other European countries, recover purchasing power. of workers prior to the cuts, promote voluntary and incentivized retirements at 60 years of age, recognize the A1 category for nursing staff (the same as doctors already have) and a 35-hour working day.